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Women Veterans Day 2022

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Lt. Governor Henderson thanks women Veterans in video message, Governor Cox declares Women Veterans Day in Utah In recognition of Women Veterans Day on June 12th, Lt. Governor Deidre Henderson issued a video message thanking women Veterans throughout Utah and the nation. “Today, we recognize the women Veterans throughout history and the women Veterans here in Utah,” said Henderson in …

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News Release – Governor Cox and UDVMA recognize Servicemember of the Year award recipients

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June 9, 2022 Contacts: Taylor Ricks Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs 801-900-1906, tricks@utah.gov Governor Cox and UDVMA recognize Servicemember of the Year award recipients SALT LAKE CITY (June 9, 2022) The Utah Department of Veterans and Military Affairs and Governor Spencer J. Cox participated in the second annual Servicemember of the Year Awards ceremony on Thursday afternoon. The …

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Memorial Day in Utah 2022

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Governor Spencer J. Cox and Senator Mitt Romney shared short remarks at a special Memorial Day ceremony at the Utah State Capitol on Monday, May 30th. Also in attendance to show their respect for the men and women who have given their lives for our country was Lt. Governor Deidre Henderson, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall, Major General Michael …

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Memorial Day Events 2022

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*2022 Memorial Day Service Mon, 10 AM Provo City Cemetery, 610 S State St Provo, UT *2022 Herriman Memorial Day Ceremony Mon, 7 – 11 AM Herriman Cemetery, 12465 Pioneer St Herriman, UT *Annual Memorial Day Program Mon, 10 AM Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park and Mortuary, 3401 S Highland Dr Millcreek, UT *Kaysville City Memorial Day Program Mon, 10:00 – …

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2022 Legislative Session Recap

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The 2022 Utah Legislative Session came to an end on Friday, March 4. We are grateful for the hard work and support of the Utah Legislature in continuing to make Utah the best state in the nation for Veterans, members of the military, and their families. Below is a brief summary of the several bills and resolutions related to and …

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Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day in Utah

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Governor Spencer J. Cox officially recognizes March 29, 2022 as Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day in Utah. Utah is home to an estimated 45,000 Vietnam War Veterans and we thank them for their service to our country. A small ceremony will be held at the Layton City Vietnam Memorial Wall Replica at 2 p.m. today honoring those who served. The declaration …

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Governor Cox issues Veterans Day declaration and video remarks

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Governor Cox has issued an official declaration recognizing Veterans Day in Utah and shares a special message to Veterans and all Utahns. “As Governor, I am beyond proud of the Utah Veterans… wherever Utahns have served, they have stood firm in the defense of freedom — not just protecting our liberties, but also helping liberate and inspire freedom-loving people around …

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Governor Cox, President Adams, Speaker Wilson and military officials recognize Utah Centenarian Veterans

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Gov. Spencer J. Cox, Senate President Stuart Adams, Speaker Brad Wilson and representatives from the Utah Army National Guard, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy recognize and address Utah centenarian Veterans in a video message. “Over the past century, you have watched our nation grow and progress even through the most challenging of times. Your service and sacrifice to defend …

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Blue Star Welcome Week declared in Utah

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Governor Spencer Cox has declared September 25 through October 3, 2021, as Blue Star Welcome Week in Utah. Blue Star Welcome Week is an initiative to recognize the roughly 600,000 active-duty and transitioning military families who move to new communities each year. More than 70% of military families live off-base in their local civilian communities, and many often do not …

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POW/MIA Recognition Day declared in Utah

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Governor Spencer Cox has declared Friday, September 17, 2021, as POW/MIA Recognition Day in Utah. Utah recognizes and is grateful for the service and sacrifice of these men and women and supports the continued efforts to find and recover the remains of the still missing. Such efforts led to the identification of a Utah sailor, Radioman 3rd Class Theodore Q. …